People, Dec. 30, 1957

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

A fond dream of Playwright George Bernard Shaw, popular adoption of a king-size phonetic alphabet, is finally to get some development and promotion. Though G.B.S. left a tidy sum to his proposed ''alphabet trust," institutional beneficiaries under his will fought against relinquishing a farthing to further Shaw's idea (TIME, March 4); even his old friend Lady Astor dismissed it as "ridiculous." Last week's compromise in court: the public trustee of Shaw's estate announced that a maximum of $23,240 will be set aside for the...

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